Wagashi designer Shiho Sakamoto is embracing technology, using Instagram, video and even 3D printing to introduce wagashi sweets to new generations around the world.
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At Yakitori Souten, chef Teruaki Nakamata has been sourcing high-quality organic ingredients, especially domestic jidori chickens, and collaborating closely with farms and distillers for 15 years.
The rest of the world cannot understand America's problem with guns. This hit home for me when yet another school shooting occurred at my alma mater in Parkland, Florida.